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Department of Psychology
Psychology Graduate Programs
 Application Deadlines
  • M.S./Ph.D. Clinical Psychology - December 5 (Interview Day 2/7/2014)
  • M.S./Ph.D. Experimental Psychology* - January 15
  • M.S./Ph.D. School Psychology - February 1
  • M.S. General Psychology - May 15
  • M.A./Ed.S. School Psychology - June 15
All programs admit for the following Fall semester only.

*Please note that the Industrial/Organizational program is not currently accepting new
graduate students.

 PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE TWO STEPS FOR A COMPLETE APPLICATION

***FAILURE TO COMPLETE BOTH THE GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION AND THE PSYCHOLOGY APPLICATION WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING REVIEWED FOR ADMITTANCE (links to both applications are found below)***

Step 1: Apply to the University of Memphis Graduate School:
GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION

You will need:

  • Completed application
  • Non-refundable fee ($35 domestic, $60 international)
  • Official transcripts
  • Official test scores - GRE (TOEFL if applicable)

The University of Memphis Graduate Admissions Application deadlines do not coincide with the department deadlines which may cause some confusion.

Please be aware that the Department of Psychology must receive notification from the University Graduate Admissions that you have submitted all university application materials in order for your department application to be considered complete.

***FAILURE TO COMPLETE BOTH THE GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION (above) AND THE PSYCHOLOGY APPLICATION (below) WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING REVIEWED FOR ADMITTANCE***

Step 2: Apply to the Department of Psychology

You will need:

University of Memphis Graduate school application from Step 1. The University's Graduate School will send your application to the Psychology Department after you have completed it.

  • Transcript (transcripts must be sent to the University Graduate School - applicants who have received their undergraduate degree from the University of Memphis should submit an unofficial undergraduate transcript which can be found on Spectrum.) The address is -

    Office of Graduate Admissions
    The University of Memphis
    101 Wilder Tower
    Memphis, TN 38152-3370

  • GRE test scores (scores must be sent to the University Graduate School using ETS code 1459) The address is  -

    Office of Graduate Admissions
    The University of Memphis
    101 Wilder Tower
    Memphis, TN 38152-3370

  • Each applicant must have three letters of recommendation submitted. When an applicant fills out the department graduate application, e-mails are sent to three recommenders that the applicant has listed on the form with instructions for submitting a letter. Letters must be submitted within 10 days of the application deadline.

  • Complete the Department of Psychology Graduate Program Application

Please note: Your application to the Department of Psychology will not be processed until all components of your application have been completed (including the University of Memphis Graduate School Application).

***FAILURE TO COMPLETE BOTH THE GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION AND THE PSYCHOLOGY APPLICATION WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING REVIEWED FOR ADMITTANCE (links to both applications are found above)***

Please direct questions to Dr. Robert Cohen, 901.678.4679.

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